Clean-up: 27 bad cops fired in Karachi


As many as 27 police inspectors have been sacked in Karachi for their alleged involvement in supporting criminals in the metropolis.

These officers were terminated after a high-level police inquiry which was part of operation cleanup in the troubled city. The sacked police officers were deployed in East, West and South zone of the metropolis and were involved in promoting and supporting crimes in their respective areas.

As operation against the criminals continued, there has been a drop in street crime, incidents of extortion and kidnapping for ransom in Karachi. The ongoing Karachi operation supervised by the Pakistan Army and Rangers had provided a relief to the masses and there was a significant decline in terror attacks as well as targeted killings in the city. Meanwhile, Sindh IG Ghulam Hyder Jamli ordered to appoint well-reputed, professional and honest police officers to restore peace in the city.


The Sindh Rangers in Karachi arrested eight suspected terrorists affiliated with banned outfits in operations on Saturday night.

According to details, the suspects were arrested in targeted actions from Korangi 100 Quarters area, Khyber Chowk, Baldia Town and Qasba Colony. Weapons were also recovered from the possession of terrorists.

Meanwhile, the Rangers in a targeted operation in Pir Jo Goth area recovered two G-3 rifles, two SMGs, 40 rounds of G-3 and 170 rounds of SMG. The action was conducted on the pointation of a criminal, Khadim Ulro, who is already under arrest.